Asda shoppers raise £500 for hospice helping local people
shoppers at the town's Asda supermarket have helped to raise hundreds
of pounds for a local hospice.
Margarets Hospice has received £500 after the store's
customers voted with their green tokens to support community nurses
in the Burnham area.
Young, the Sedgemoor community fundraiser, said: "We really
couldnt have done it without you voting with your green tokens.
St Margarets gained the most votes and so won £500."
will pay for five visits to a patient in their own home from one
of our amazing community nurses. St Margarets Hospice is truly
grateful for your support and to the Asda store at Highbridge."
patients under the care of St. Margarets are able to remain
in their own home, supported by our Sedgemoor community services
without coming into the hospice. We continually strive to reach
everyone in the community that needs our care, often during their
precious last days."
Margarets Hospice cared for over 3,800 people last year which
is free to the patient and their families.